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adj. droll·er, droll·est
Amusingly odd or whimsically comical.
An amusing or whimsically comical person.
[French drôle, from earlier, rascal, knave, from Middle French drolle, bon vivant, from Middle Dutch drol, hobgoblin, elf, from Old Norse troll, troll; see troll2.]
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amusing in a quaint or odd manner; comical
[C17: from French drôle scamp, from Middle Dutch: imp]
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adj. droll•er, droll•est,
1. amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous; waggish.n.
2. a droll person; jester; wag.
[1615–25; < Middle French drolle pleasant rascal < Middle Dutch drol a fat little man]
syn: See amusing.
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|Adj.||1.||droll - comical in an odd or whimsical manner; "a droll little man with a quiet tongue-in-cheek kind of humor"|
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adjective amusing, odd, funny, entertaining, comic, ridiculous, diverting, eccentric, ludicrous, humorous, quaint, off-the-wall (slang), laughable, farcical, whimsical, comical, oddball (informal), risible, jocular, clownish, waggish The band have a droll sense of humour.
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droll[ˈdrəʊl] adj → drôle
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droll[drəʊl] adj (old) (humour) → ameno/a; (expression) → buffo/a, strambo/a
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